Lord Yoritomo Is Rewarded by the Emperor for Subjugating the Heike (Yoritomo kô Heike tsuitô no zu)

「頼朝公平家追討之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshimune (Japanese, 1817–1880), Publisher Yorozuya Zentarô (Manzen)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.36a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1366-8, 2009.5011.36a-c

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Isshôsai Yoshimune ga (on each sheet)

一松斎芳宗画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:亥二改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified